CVE-2016-2844

NVD - CVE-2016-2844

CVE-2016-2844 Detail

Current Description

WebKit/Source/core/layout/LayoutBlock.cpp in Blink, as used in Google Chrome before 49.0.2623.75, does not properly determine when anonymous block wrappers may exist, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (incorrect cast and assertion failure) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted JavaScript code.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/03/stable-channel-update.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/84170
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035185
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2920-1
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=546849
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=591402
https://codereview.chromium.org/1423573002

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2844
NVD Published Date:
03/05/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/02/2016
Source:
MITRE